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August 18, 2018

Ahead of cross-border family reunion, South Koreans express anticipation

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) -- Kim Kwang Ho left his hometown in North Hamgyong Province, now North Korean territory, when he was in middle school, leaving his mother and younger brother behind. He left without a single photo, believing he would be back within 10 days, when the danger of war dissipated. Those 10 days turned into 68 years. Kim, who is now 80, still has clear memories of his hometown, recalling the apricot trees that grew in his backyard. But he said he cannot recall the faces of his..
August 17, 2018

Spanish police nab South Florida supermarket mogul wanted in 2011 alleged slaying of wife’s lover

Google Maps(MADRID) -- A former co-owner of a grocery chain in South Florida who police say is the alleged mastermind behind the slaying of his wife's secret lover has been arrested in Spain this week after seven years on the run, authorities said. The Miami-Dade Police Department, which is investigating the case, received a call from Spanish authorities on Tuesday that they had detained Manuel Marin, 64, after making contact with him and realizing that he was wanted in the United States fo..
August 17, 2018

Video captures moment when officer is struck by police van driven by his own partner

Manchester Police(MANCHESTER, England) -- A United Kingdom officer who was chasing down a suspect was struck by a police van driven by his own partner -- and the dramatic episode was all captured on video. A witness took video of the moment when the officer was chasing down the suspect on Leicester Road in Higher Broughton, Salford, Thursday afternoon. That's when the police van accidentally struck the officer. A spokesperson at the North West Ambulance Service told ABC News that they “rece..
August 17, 2018

US says number of Muslim minorities in Chinese internment camps may be ‘in the millions’

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- The U.S. is expressing alarm that China may be detaining "millions" of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in a "worsening crackdown" in the country's inaccessible western region Xinjiang. The new number comes one week after a United Nations panel reported that an estimated 1 million Uighurs are being held in "counterextremism centers" with millions more detained in "re-education camps for political and cultural indoctrination." The Uighurs are a majority-Musli..